Okanagan Valley drinking and nightlife

Top Choice Microbrewery in Penticton

Bad Tattoo Brewing

There's a 'born to be bad' attitude going on here along with some great beer. Get a flight of five brews ($10) then go for what you like. Locals are refilling growlers, while the pizzas are good if you're here for s…
Top Choice Brewery in Kelowna

Tree Brewing Beer Institute

These guys feature tank to tap craft beer, including experimental brews in an unfiltered state. Intriguing stuff if you like checking out new tastes. There are seven tanks on the go with an array of lagers, Kölsch, …
Brewery in Vernon

Marten Brewpub

Vernon's popular microbrewery is right in the heart of downtown and along with its tasty beers, serves delicious food from the Naked Pig next door. The beers are served straight from the tanks to the taps. Look out …
Pub in Kelowna

Micro Bar & Bites

This great small bar just off Bernard Ave is hard to leave. Craft beers, local wines and fine cocktails are served. Small bites are fresh and inventive, good for sharing – or for lunch. Gather at the beautiful wood-…
Distillery in Kelowna

Okanagan Spirits Craft Distillery

These guys use only BC fruits and grains, distilled with passion in copper-pot stills to produce an amazing range of liquors that include whisky, gin, vodka, absinthe and even aquavit. This isn't a late night drinki…
Wine Bar in Penticton

Mile Zero Wine Bar

This sleek, industrial-edged wine bar is right in the center and is a magnificent place to sample the region's wine bounty. There are always 10 varieties on tap and dozens more available by the glass. Enjoy live jaz…
Microbrewery in Penticton

Cannery Brewing Co

A great selection of tank to tap brews, including lagers, ales, IPAs and stouts, in this popular spot in Penticton, approaching 20 years in the craft-beer business. Locals show up with growlers for refilling, while …
Pub in Kelowna

Doc Willoughby's Public House

Right downtown, this pub boasts a vaulted interior lined with wood, as well as tables on the street. Perfect for a drink or a meal; the fish-and-chips are good (mains $10 to $20). The beer selection is excellent.
Pub in Osoyoos

Owl Pub & Liquor Store

A tad on the rough and ready side for some, the Owl is a classic Osoyoos drinking spot. Take a pub meal out on the deck, perched above Osoyoos Lake, or stick inside where there is a distinctly saloon-like feel.
Microbrewery in Oliver

Firehall Brewery

If you've had enough of that wine stuff, this craft brewer in Oliver township is well regarded for its line of ales, which you can enjoy in its small taproom (or purchase to go).